Kerry RD&A Technician Intern in Beloit, Wisconsin

Company Overview

Want a job you can feel good about? Leading to better encompasses everything we do at Kerry, it's how we've become the world's leading taste and nutrition company. Whether it's building sustainable solutions for consumers or building benefits and opportunities for employees, the main thread of the Kerry fabric is #LeadingToBetter. With focus on a sustainable future, a career with Kerry is something you can feel good about.

Leading to better

Through sensory science and technology, Kerry develops and manufactures food and beverage solutions for popular brands throughout the world. In fact, you've most likely experienced Kerry in the food or beverages you've consumed in the past few days!

Leading to better, together.

Together, we shape how the world views food and beverage. Leading to better, together means we do this in a culture that nurtures agility, speed, quality and safety and we do this through:

  • Celebrating curiosity that leads to action

  • Empowering our people

  • Promoting diverse thinking

  • Investing in innovation

  • Acting on sustainability

  • Embracing our differences

Kerry is an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Kerry will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

Description and Responsibilities


To assist or perform Taste Innovation analysis, data collection and maintain Taste equipment.Carries out tests to set specifications and standards. Assists the Scientist in product development, testing, pilot plant and upscaling. Prepares samples and is responsible for the sourcing of raw materials in-house in preparation for product development, testing, pilot plant and upscaling. An internal facing role, follows prescribed procedures.


  • Taste lab cleanliness and follow safety rules.

  • Maintain incoming supplies and equipment in a safe and hygienic manner.

  • Support the preparation of Taste standards, solvents, samples and instrument set up. Contribute and assist in completion of assigned project work.

  • Be familiar with and can operate and interpret data from the Sensory equipment available.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Associate Degree or Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry or Food Science

  • Food Technology or a related Applied Science.

  • Must have a strong background in Chemistry.

  • Scientific and Sensory aptitudes.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time in a laboratory setting.

  • Must be able to see to mix standard solutions and solvents.

Working Environment:

  • Laboratory environment with exposure to a variety of chemicals, Lab equipment and food products.

Requisition ID 2018-13236

Division Kerry

Position Type Full Time

Recruiter MF1

Posting Type DNI

Posting Type NCB